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  1. WORLD POPULATION: TROUBLE AHEAD Total human environmental impact on Planet Earth = average impact per person x number of people Current growth rates: 80 million extra people per year, 1.5 million per week, 10,000 per hour Natural resources (oil, water, soil etc.) per person = total resources ÷ number of people Planet Earth’s ideal population (sustainable and in balance with the environment) would be about 2.7 billion ? PEAK OIL Queen Elizabeth II POPULATION (BILLIONS) INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Queen Victoria 3. THE HUMAN POPULATION SPIKE Caused by exploitation, then exhaustion, of fossil fuels Queen Elizabeth I Invention of Agriculture Julius Caesar Sustainable level? Otzi ‘Iceman’ Black Death BC AD BRONZE AGE IRON AGE STONE AGES THOUSANDS OF YEARS Population Matters is the working name of the Optimum Population Trust. Charity no.1114109 Join at www.populationmatters.org Graph by Dr. William Stanton